Friday, 17 August 2007

Upcoming Trip: Birding in Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Pahang

Fri-Mon 17-20 August

Selangor Bird Group is organising a 4 days/3 nights birding trip to Taman Negara for birders to seek out their "lifer" species of birds in Malaysia's most well-known national park. Please note that this trip is not suitable for digiscoping as we will be in the trails all the time.

Cost is RM190.00 per person. This charge covers car transport from Kuala Lumpur to Taman Negara and return, 3 nights accommodation (dormitory style whereby 4 persons share a room; bathroom facilities are outside), entry permits to TN, daily river crossing and 3 dinners. The cost also includes a 25-minute river trip to Yong and Blau Hides.

Breakfast and lunch are not included. Those who bring their cameras are required to pay RM5.00 for camera permit directly to Perhilitan.

A pre-trip briefing to arrange car pooling, etc will be held for all participants on Tue 14 August at 8.00pm at the MNS auditorium in Jalan Kelantan, Kuala Lumpur .

Trip leaders are Lim Aun Tiah and another experienced birder.

Places are limited. Interested members can contact Bird Group co-ordinator Khoo Swee Seng at 013-3863663 or Payment can be made at The MNS Shop, JKR 641, Jalan Kelantan, Bukit Persekutuan, 50480 Kuala Lumpur or write a cheque payable to Khoo Swee Seng and post it to the aforementioned address.